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Penitentiaries, Punishment, and Military Prisons wins Honorable Mention in Civil War Monitor‘s “Best Civil War Books of 2018″

Dec 10th, 2018

ZombeckCongratulations to KSU Press author Angela M. Zombek for receiving Honorable Mention in the Civil War Monitor‘s “Best Civil War Books of 2018.

Honorable Mention:¬†Prisons remain an understudied topic in Civil War studies. In¬†Penitentiaries, Punishments, and Military Prisons: Familiar Responses to an Extraordinary Crisis During the American Civil War¬†(Kent State University Press), Angela M. Zombek compares wartime prisons to their antebellum forebears and their postwar progeny. In doing so, she demonstrates that penitentiaries and military prisons, before and after the war, were far more alike than they were different…

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